Wednesday, December 17, 2008

1 Kings 19 - What are you doing here, Elijah?

We're hoping to get more of these up BEFORE we teach the lesson, so others can use it. I may be able to add photos later. But here's an outline of our planned lesson.

Lesson: What Are You Doing Here, Elijah?
Scripture: 1 Kings 19

Bible Lesson #1:
Presence of the Lord – Hold up colored cards with word on them
Wind – written on white
Earthquake – brown
Fire – red
Gentle whisper – blue
Create minibook (one 8.5x11 folded in half)
The Presence of the Lord – define
Page 1 – The Presence of the Lord is not in wind
Page 2 – The Presence of the Lord is not in earthquake
Page 3 – The Presence of the Lord is not in fire
Page 4 – The Presence of the Lord is a gentle whisper
The kids illustrate wind, fire, etc.

Bible Lesson #2
Elijah felt alone.
Create encouragement notes for minister, assoc minister, elders,
secretaries, etc

Bible Lesson #3
Call of Elisha
Act out 1 Kings 19:19-21
Headbands – Elijah, Elisha
Plowing with oxen, cloak over shoulders, sacrifice

Bible Lesson #4
Being afraid
What makes you afraid?
What do you do when you’re afraid?
What did Elijah do when he’s afraid?
When I am afraid I will _____. at top. Illustrate at bottom of

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